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The Expansive Moment: The Rise of Social Anthropology in Britain and Africa, 1918-1970 

Title: The Expansive Moment: The Rise of Social Anthropology in Britain and Africa, 1918-1970 Author: Goody, Jack Publisher: Cambridge University Press Call No.: GN345 .S35 2010 From the Publisher: Jack Goody's book explores the development of the discipline of social anthropology through its key practitioners and how far its concerns interacted with the political and ideological debate of the interwar …

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The Secret Life of Libraries 

I came across this article at The Guardian recently and found it thoroughly delightful. It offers some thoughts and anecdotes about libraries, as their funding comes under attack in Britain as it has in the United States. For instance, did you know that some books were once stored off of the shelves not due to …

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